After 20 Years, Still Haunted by a Drug Conviction

After 20 Years, Still Haunted by a Drug Conviction

The Marshall Project By Jason Bost I love my daughter. That goes without saying for most parents, but I am truly crazy about mine. She literally came out of the womb with a smile on her face — no crying, just a big smile, shocking the doctor and all the nurses in the...
After 20 Years, Still Haunted by a Drug Conviction

Are Employers Finally Giving Felons a Second Chance?

The Week By Jeff Spross One of the festering problems in the American economy is how our job market treats people with criminal records. There are between 14 million and 15.8 million Americans of working age with felony convictions, and 6.1 million to 6.9 million of...